“Les Ponts du mois de Mai” – French Holidays of the month May “Pont” means bridge in French. The space we are bridging here is the gap between the weekend that is created by a holiday (jour férié) mid-week.
Chapelle Saint Gabriel and the Roman city “Ernaginum”. The “Chapelle Saint Gabriel” was one of the earliest registered historical monuments back in 1840 along with Saint Trophime in Arles, another architectural jewel and possibly by the same architect.
Chapelle Saint-Gabriel Hike – Out and About Provence. One lazy Sunday afternoon while looking for inspiration and something to do, I decided to hike the area around “La Chapelle Saint Gabriel” with a friend of mine and her little one.
The Principality of Monaco – Monaco – The playground of the rich and famous… Glitz, glamour, beauty, money. Infallible people watching… all in just 500 acres – the second smallest country after the Vatican.
“Mémoire de la seconde guerre mondiale” – The Holocaust Memorial Paris A beautiful, sad, and haunting poem by the French poet Robert Desnos, written right before his death from Typhus fever at the concentration camp.
Do you love cemeteries as much as I do ??? With Halloween coming up, what better time than now to discuss cemeteries! I love cemeteries… Is that strange ? It’s the everyday history of everyday lives in everyday places… I love French cemeteries especially because of the age of the cemeteries, the beauty of the architecture and adornments, and the…
The historic “Rue des Rosiers” – The « Rue des Rosiers » is the most well-known and centrally located street of the Jewish neighborhood (known as Pletzl or little place) in Paris located in the Marais District (4ème arr).
Out and About Provence Carro – L’Anse du Verdon. After the flu hit me pretty hard, my choices for Saturday afternoon were either lying around the house staring at the walls, or lying around the beach staring at the ocean… It wasn’t a tough decision!
Parc Naturel des Alpilles Le Vallon des Glauges – Eyguières. Just a few quick photos from my late morning drive before getting back to work – I just couldn’t control the itch to get out and explore for at least a little while.